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  Lau Chun  

Viola Coach


Lau Chun graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Music (Honours) degree majoring in viola performance under the tutelage of Mr. Andrew Ling and Mr. Ray Tsoi. He studied chamber music with Mr. Ivan Chan and Mr. Ray Wang.


Lau is currently violist of Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra. He has worked with many orchestras, including Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra, Global Symphony Orchestra and Gustav Mahler Orchestra etc. Lau has been the principal of viola in Academy Symphony Orchestra, Texas festival Orchestra and guest co-principal in Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra. Throughout the orchestral experience, he collaborated with many world-renowned artists, including Jaap van zweden, Andrea Bocelli, Valentina Lisita, Richard O’Neill, Lio Kuokman, to name a few.

Lau has attended many masterclasses by celebrated string quartets and musicians, including Miami String Quartet, Endellion String Quartet, Shanghai String Quartet, Orion String quartet, Paul Silverthorne, Steven Tenenbom, Li-Kuo Chang, Susan Dubois, Wing Ho, Igor Yuzefovich. He also participated in the programme ‘Share the Stage with Maestro Lorin Maazel’ with Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in 2014, ‘Australian Chamber Orchestra Side by side project’ in 2015, Eastern strings music camp conducted by Prof. Wing Ho in 2016, Round top festival institute in America with full tuition fee in 2017.


Lau is the Gold prize winner in Italy-Hong Kong International Music Competition in 2018 and be awarded the full scholarship for Casalmaggiore International Music Festival. He is also the second prize winner of International Music Competition "Vienna" Grand Prize Virtuoso in 2019 and is invited to perform at the Gläserner Saal, Musikverein (Vienna).


Lau believes music is the way to enrich lives, not only the joy, happiness playing the instrument, but also touching souls. Each student has their own personalities; Lau believes different pedagogies applied to different students accordingly. All-rounded music learning is not only learning the interpretation of the piece, but also the historical background, musical style and theory behind the piece.

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